I’m crushing over so many 2016 Christmas Advent Calendars – Here’s my favorites

You know what it means when the advent calendar appears, Christmas is just around the corner. If you are anything like me this is when the true build up begins. It takes me back to being a child and excitedly rushing down in the morning to rip open that little door for my tiny chocolate treat. Do you remember going to bed thinking oo tomorrow I wake up and open door 10 that means its 15 more days.. Oo the anticipation.

It’s safe to say Advent Calendars in 2016 have advanced since I was 5 and there is one recurring theme that we are getting super excited about The Beauty Calendar. These Christmas boxes of sheer delight contain mini versions of some of the best sellers of our favorite brands, behind every door is a little token of love for beauty lovers across the nation.

I’ve rounded up the favorites I am lusting after this year… A girl can only dream right.

#1 and my super favorite Charlotte Tilbury World Of Legendary Parties Advent Calendar  £150

I love Charlotte Tilbury ever since her ‘Is it foundation? Is it magic?’ foundation landed I have been hooked on her products. When I came across  FILMSTAR BRONZE & GLOW my cheeks changed forever.

You can find in this gorgeous rosy gold box:

  • Mini Magic Cream®
  • Mini Wonderglow®
  • Mini Multi Miracle Glow
  • Mini Goddess Skin Clay Mask
  • Mini Take It All Off Eye Makeup Remover
  • Mini Supermodel Body
  • Full Size Eyes to Mesmerise: Marie Antoinette
  • Full Size K.I.S.S.I.N.G.® Lipstick: Penelope Pink
  • Full Size Colour Chameleon: Black Diamonds
  • Full Size EXCLUSIVE Pocket Pout: Jessica Red
  • Mini Legendary Lashes
  • Full Size Lip Lustre: Sweet Stiletto

#2 SELFRIDGES Eclectic Little Luxuries Advent Calendar 2016 £95


Selfridges need no introduction their advent calendar game has been strong for so many years.

  • YSL Touche Eclat Blur Primer 10ml,
  • YSL Instant Moisture Glow 5ml,
  • YSL Mon Paris EDP 7.5ml,
  • Lancôme Trésor EDP 7.5ml,
  • Lancôme La Vie est Belle EDP 4ml,
  • Lancôme Hypnôse Mascara 2ml,
  • Lancôme Hypnôse Volume-À-Porter 2ml,
  • Lancôme Absolue Premium ßx 15ml,
  • Lancôme Énergie De Vie Liquid Moisturiser 5ml,
  • Lancôme Advanced Génifique Serum 7ml,
  • Lancôme Advanced Génifique Eye Cream 5ml,
  • Lancôme Galatéis Douceur 50ml,
  • Lancôme Tonique Douceur 50ml,
  • Lancôme Bi-Facil 30ml,
  • Viktor & Rolf Flowerbomb 7ml,
  • Viktor & Rolf Bonbon 7ml,
  • YSL Black Opium Nuit Blanche 7.5ml,
  • YSL Black Opium EDP 7.5ml,
  • Kiehls Ultra Facial Cleanser,
  • Kiehls Crème de Corps 30ml,
  • Kiehls Midnight Recovery Concentrate 4ml,
  • Kiehls Amino Acid Shampoo 30ml,
  • Urban Decay All Nighter Makeup Setting Spray 15ml,
  • Urban Decay Eye Shadow Primer Potion 2ml


#3 Benefit Girl o’clock Rock £34.50

A little more on the affordable side Benefit have brought us 12 dazzling days of Christmas which includes mini versions of their best sellers. You know the ones I mean They’re Real! Mascara and The POREfessional.

Included in this little sparkler

  • the POREfessional mini
  • they’re real! mascara mini
  • benetint mini
  • posietint mini
  • they’re real! remover mini
  • it’s potent! eye cream mini
  • lollibalm mini
  • hoola mini
  • dandelion mini
  • BADgal lash mini
  • high beam mini
  • lollitint mini


#4 ASOS The Beauty Advent Calendar £50

Now this was one I was a little surprised to see I guess when I think of ASOS I don’t automatically think skin care and beauty but this little gem for only £50 offers products such as Dermalogica, Philosophy and Elemis.


You can find in this little Christmas Treat

  • Amie Exfoliating Polish 25ml
  • Balance Me Eye Cream 7ml
  • Batiste XXXL Plumping Powder 5g
  • Burt’s Bees Tinted Lip Balm 4.25g
  • Cowshed Hand Cream 50ml
  • Dermalogica Foaming Wash 30ml
  • Egyptian Magic All Purpose Skin Cream 7.5ml
  • Elemis Skin Radiance Flash Balm 15ml
  • GlamCandy Moisturiser 15ml
  • Jane Iredale Facial Primer 7ml
  • Lottie London Compact Mirror
  • MOA Multi-Purpose Calming and Cleansing Balm 15ml
  • Model Co Lip Liner 0.7g
  • MONU Skin Firming Facial Oil 30ml
  • Murine Bright & Moist Eyedrops 15ml
  • Nail & Face Water Activated Nail Transfers 4g
  • Nip+Fab Exfoliating Facial Pads 20g/10 pads
  • Nude By Nature Loose Finishing Powder 1.5g
  • Nuxe Multi-Usage Dry Oil 10ml
  • Philip Kingsley Conditioning Treatment 40ml
  • Philosophy 3-in-1 Face And Eyes Cleanser 30ml
  • Sleek Matte Lip Cream 6ml
  • Toni&Guy Hair Texturising Spray 75ml
  • Yes To Facial Wipes 63g

So there you have it…a  round up my fave beauty Advent calendars of 2016. Now all I have to do is get my hands on one! It’s OK to open all the doors at once right?

Featured photo – Charlotte Tilbury


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I'm Alex, a 26-year-old Lifestyle Blogger from Manchester. Once upon a time piling on the pounds, I'm now I'm changing my lifestyle for a healthier better me. I've tried it all, the juice diets, sirtfood diets, 5:2 diets you name it I've done it. My aim is to tell you all about it, but I guarantee we will get distracted along the way.

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